Record high bottom temperature set August 30, 2015

On August 30, 2015 the Scripps Pier maximum daily surface temperature was measured at 25.2 C [77.4°F] and was the 6th highest temperature for the 100 year record (highest temperature on record was 25.8 C [78.4°F] for 7/30/1931). Bottom temperature on the same day was also measured at 25.2 C [77.4°F] which broke the maximum recorded bottom temperature since the … Read More

February & March set record high ocean temperatures

Monthly mean surface temperature records were broken in February and March. The February 2015 monthly mean was 2.99 C above the 100-year February average since records began in 1916. The March 2015 monthly mean was 3.05 C above the average for that month. February mean bottom temperature also set a record high of 2.77 C above the February average since … Read More